Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Helen E. Holcomb
First Vice President
and Chief Operating Officer
Federal Reserve Bank of
Helen E. Holcomb was elected first vice president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, effective April 1, 1996. In this capacity, she is responsible for all operational and support functions at the Dallas Office and the branches of El Paso, Houston and San Antonio.
Prior to being named to her present position, Holcomb held the position of senior vice president with responsibility for financial planning and control, personnel services, public affairs and community affairs. She previously held other official positions at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
During her career with the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Holcomb has served in a number of different capacities within the Federal Reserve System. She currently serves as a member of the Conference of Presidents’ Committee on Credit and Risk Management. She is past chair and current member of the Conference of First Vice Presidents. Previously she has served as a member of the Financial Services Policy Committee, which oversees the direction of Federal Reserve financial services and provides leadership for the evolving U.S. payments system. She has also served as secretary to the Federal Reserve System's Conference of Presidents, as chair of the Subcommittee on Public Information, as secretary to the Committee and Subcommittee on Business Development; and as a member of the Information Technology Oversight Committee and the Budget Advisory Group. In addition, Holcomb has worked with representatives of other financial institutions as the Federal Reserve System's representative to the NACHA marketing committee, and as president of the Dallas Bank Administration Institute.
Holcomb holds a B.B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin.